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Life Expectancy
by Alison Hughes

Price: $16.95

Ages: 13+

Publication Date: September 19, 2023

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How do you go on after making a life-altering discovery about yourself?


After her Opportunity Class stages a play about her grandmother’s famous novel, Abomination, Sophie St. John’s suspicions that her family is keeping something from her are confirmed. While doing her Legal Studies homework she discovers a case, a lawsuit launched by her parents when she was born that reveals that Sophie has a serious disease, a reduced life expectancy, and that she might be very rich.


Faced with the reality that she may not have much time left, Sophie ponders what it means to really live and bravely decides to face the future on her own terms.


While Life Expectancy explores disability and dying, it is ultimately a story about love, meaning, and finding the courage to live fully in the face of uncertainty.

Life Expectancy

ISBN: 9781770867093

Format: Trade Paperback

Size: 5.375" x 8"


YAF058070 YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Disabilities

YAF023010 YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Health & Daily Living / Diseases, Illnesses & Injuries

YAF018000 YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Family / General


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